The seismic network GEOFON, run by the GFZ, provides seismic data and rapid earthquake parameters. Besides GFZ several other partner institutions are part of the global network. Further information on the GEOFON program may be found at the GEOFON-Website
There are two scales used in earthquake research to classify the strength of an earthquake. These scales are often mixed up:
Some of the information and data presented on this website are preliminary and in part based on techniques still under development. The content of this website may change without notice as soon as more information are available.
Locations were obtained from the GFZ GEOFON programme using data from the GEVN partner networks. See http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/contact.php for additional details.